HR warned to comply with competition law when recruiting

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published new, simplified guidance for employers to help businesses comply with competition law when recruiting.

The SMCR – is it fit for purpose?

With the impact of Brexit still being felt around the country and the recent eye-watering turnover in the Cabinet resulting in uncertainty, frustration and trepidation in the financial markets, it...

Norms are changing and HR needs to up its game

“One of my colleagues emailed his team to announce that he and his husband are expecting their first child. Nobody really knew how to respond as it was a surprise to us all and we didn’t want to say...

What does disruption mean for your employee experience?

The world is moving into an era of constant disruption, with powerful global forces reshaping the way we work and live, meaning business confidence is volatile.


Performance benefits and surprising insights from a strengths-based focus

Strengths-based development is becoming an important resource in HR's toolbox as organisations seek enhanced performance from their complex hybrid work arrangements and hard-pressed management teams.

Davos 2023 roundup: HR took central role at the World Economic Forum

The central role HR had at Davos 2023 shows the function is under increased pressure to help solve global social, political and climate issues, say HR experts.


Revolut assembles behaviour team after culture issues

Fintech company Revolut has reportedly drawn up plans for a new behavioural psychology team to address aggression issues at the organisation.

Best of HR books: January 2023

We delve into new book releases to find out what HR has been reading.

D&I Clinic: Stuck in neutral?

Q. We’re concerned about using gender neutral as a term – isn’t a sense of individuality essential to creating a culture of belonging?

Is The Apprentice setting a precedent for negative business leadership?

The Apprentice has returned to BBC One with 18 new candidates thrown into the limelight first flying to Antigua to sell excursions to tourists and then turning their hands to bao buns.

Social media in workplace investigations

It can be tempting for HR to police employees’ social media, but there is a better approach.

Inside the big tech bubble: Angela McKenna, Salesforce executive VP and head of employee success, EMEA

Recognising that customer and employee experience are two sides of the same coin has been a key tenet for Salesforce’s head of employee success, Angela McKenna, and continues to drive the tech giant’s...